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  • Blog
    Tue, 9 Jun 2015
    ArticleIsrael at the Intersection

    On June 2nd, as a part of our global Peacemaking initiatives, I traveled to Israel to continue our efforts to support dialogue and opportunities towards building bridges of communication and understanding between Jews and Palestinians, in an effort to find peaceful solutions to the challenges that currently divide them. Intersections is... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 4 Jun 2015
    ArticleA Jump Start for Sustained Peacebuilding

    For most Americans, Kazakhstan seems like a faraway place, indeed. But Americans can be quite myopic, blind to much of what goes on in the world beyond its borders. Actually, from a world perspective, Kazakhstan is right in the center of things. Located on the old silk route, straddling Asia and Europe, Kazakhstan is home to well over... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 3 Jun 2015
    ArticleThe TE’A Process: Five Fundamental Steps

    In our continued effort to clarify and concretize what TE’A has been engaged in for the last seven years, I return to the fundamental structure of our process. There are five key steps to the TE’A Process.   First, TE’A gathers a Company of talented artists who are committed to an exacting, constructive, and... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 26 May 2015
    ArticlePower For & By LGBTQ People Of Faith

    When I was a kid my grandmother would rock back and forth on her green metallic rocking chair singing old Spirituals like, “We shall overcome, someday.” I still remember her tears. My grandmother, big and yellow, a proud Christian, guarded our South Dallas porch singing songs like, “I’m a solider in the Army of... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 26 May 2015
    ArticleDemilitarizing Law Enforcement

    Over Memorial Day weekend, I spent considerable time following events in Cleveland, the place I used to call home, in light of Officer Michael Brelo’s acquittal in the deaths of two unarmed African Americans, Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, who were shot to death back in November of 2012. These events, coupled with the fact... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 26 May 2015
    ArticleLay Catholics In Ireland Bring About Marriage...

    Today, headlines around the world announced Catholic news from two different parts of the globe. While seemingly disparate, these headlines share an important theme. In Ireland, one of the most Catholic nations on earth, hundreds of thousands voted overwhelmingly in a general referendum to enact marriage equality for lesbian... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 21 May 2015
    ArticleInsights on Insight

    We recently had the opportunity to premiere a portion of our new TE’A piece, There’s Something About America (TSAA) to a very special audience on the West Coast at The 30th Annual Fallon Memorial Lonergan Symposium at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Our audience was composed of Lonergan professors and... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 11 May 2015
    ArticleFrom Judgment to Curiosity

    The tragic and relentless litany of violent headlines from across the country that depict conflicts between police and community members continues unabated, most recently in the killing of two officers in Hattiesburg, MS last weekend. Whether this spate of killings represents an actual spike in violence and civil disrespect or indicates... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 11 May 2015
    Article30 Do’s and Don’ts for Covering Muslims and...

    Friends: At our Leadership Council meeting on April 16, we had an intense and spirited discussion about how religious intolerance has fueled prejudice, violence and fear both in the US and on the global stage. One realization that emerged from the meeting was how, in America, many non-Muslims—even among the enlightened folks who... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 11 May 2015
    ArticleSupreme Court Marriage Ruling: No Silver Bullet...

    As we await rulings from the Supreme Court on four marriage equality cases, it is no coincidence that so-called "religious freedom restoration" acts are popping up across the country to sanction discrimination by businesses, employers and public officials. Echoes of the civil rights movement serve as an important reminder that... more...

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